Kōrero: Otago places

Building the Roxburgh dam

The Roxburgh dam was the first major dam and power station project in the South Island after the Second World War. Construction started in 1949; this video shows the site, where the Clutha River/Mata-Au emerges from the Roxburgh Gorge, in the first months of the project.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Power Progress. National Film Unit, 1951

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - Clutha River/Mata-Au', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/22793/building-the-roxburgh-dam (accessed 19 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015